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: Engineering Science: 7: Heat Energy

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Men in History: 8: Bread and Circuses

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.58)

: Pure Mathematics: Year II: Programme 72

For Schools
Previously shown in November 1963
(to 10.20)


Presented by: Norman Hyland
Director: John Field

: Living in the Present: Class

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.43)

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young

Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: The Life and Death of Lovely Karen Gilhooley

by Keith Dewhurst.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.35)


Writer: Keith Dewhurst

: Discovering Science: Convection

For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.58)

: Science and Society: Unit II: Research and Industry: 8: Control by Numbers

Presented by Dr. R. V. Peacock.
For Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 12.25)


Presenter: Dr. R. V. Peacock

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items introduced by Owen Edwards in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make a sand tray.
You need newspaper, sand in a tray, and sea-shells
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Editor: Maria Bird
Producer: Freda Lingstrom

: Science Session: Food and Diet: 3: A-B-C-D

Since these identify the vitamins which the body needs, they are important in the nutritional alphabet. Louise Davies discusses the role of these vitamins in ensuring good health.
For Schools
Repeated Thurs., Nov. 26, at 10.0 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Presenter: Louise Davies
Drawings: Tony Hart
Film edited by: James Langfield
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Director: E. Gwynne Jones
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Class

A sociology series.
BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10.23 a.m.
(to 14.50)

: Tichpuzzle

Introduced by Ray Alan.
assisted, interrupted, and generally thwarted by Tich and Quackers.
A programme of comedy and puzzles.


Presenter/ventriloquist/comedy material by: Ray Alan
Music: Jimmy Leach
Drawings: Tony Hart
Research: Honor Kibblewhite
Devised and produced by: Michael Westmore

: Animal Magic

A fortnightly series introduced by Johnny Morris.
Animals in the wild, animals in the zoo, animals near your home: a magazine illustrating their own kind of magic.
From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Film editor: Jim Cryan
Director: Keith Hopkins
Producer: Douglas Thomas

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Picafence: Midlands v. West

A contest of cross-country horsemanship in which riders pick their fences as they go round the course.
West Region Outside Broadcast

Every fence a rider encounters has three levels, the highest carrying the greatest score. So a competitor can 'pick a fence'. A successful round over the highest level of each of the seventeen fences in the cross-country course gives the competitor a maximum score of 255 points. But this score, even if achieved, is difficult to retain, for immediately on completion of the cross-country section the competitor has to pass several hazards.


Commentator: Alan Gibson
Commentator: John Stevens
Producer: Ronald Webster
Producer: John Dobson

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead, Cathal O'Shannon,
Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Reporter: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Zero One: In Danger on Cloud Seven

Call sign of International Air Security
A film series starring Nigel Patrick as Alan Garnett.
Produced by MGM-TV in association with the BBC

When a luxury air tour to Europe proves dangerously expensive to one of the wealthy tourists, Garnett joins the party and almost becomes a blackmail victim himself.

7.30-7.55 England, Our England: 4 - Pacemakers: the provincial business-man's problems and responsibilities.
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Teleplay by: Robert Stewart
Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann
Director: Wolf Rilla
Associate producer: Aida Young
Alan Garnett: Nigel Patrick
Jimmy Delaney: Bill Smith
The Count: Ferdy Mayne
Hope Branch: Adrienne Corri
Mrs. Morgan: Mavis Villiers
Hunt: Paul Carpenter

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Z Cars: In a Day's Work

by John Hopkins.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

A woman assaults her neighbour - and for P.C. Fancy Smith it is the longest morning of his career.


Writer: John Hopkins
Designer: Douglas Smith
Film sequences - Cameraman: Dick Bush
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Script Editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Shaun Sutton

: Sportsview

Introduced by Frank Bough.
bringing you Action-News-Personalities
the launching of the Sportsview Personality of the Year ballot
A look at some of Britain's sporting stars who could get your vote.


Presenter: Frank Bough
Presented by: Alec Weeks
Associate editor: Alan Hart
Associate editor: Lawrie Higgins
Editor: Cliff Morgan

: The News

: The Wednesday Play: The Big Breaker

by Alun Richards.
[Starring] Rupert Davies, Nigel Stock, Daphne Slater


Writer: Alun Richards
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: John Griffiths
Story editor: Harry Moore
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Peter Luke
Director: Charles Jarrott
Councillor Wally Cross: Rupert Davies
Elvet: Nigel Stock
Sybil: Daphne Slater
Will-i-Willis: Edward Evans
Josie: Meg Wynn Owen
Nigel: Leonard Cracknell

: News Extra

: Postscript

with The Rev. Caryl Micklem.


Presenter: The Rev. Caryl Micklem

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